Causes of Truck Accidents

Causes of Truck Accidents

Experienced Louisville Truck Accident Lawyer

Justice Law Office has guided hundreds of clients to successful settlements. We are committed to providing personal services to each and every client, and we work hard to find effective solutions. Truck accidents can be caused by a variety of factors, and determining fault is important for seeking compensation. If you have been injured in a commercial truck accident, our Louisville truck accident attorney can investigate the incident and talk with you to determine a course of action. Contact our office today to schedule a free consultation.

Common Causes of Truck Accidents

Due to their size, commercial trucks can cause serious damage to passenger vehicles in a crash, and often result in serious injuries. While the driver has a responsibility to exercise caution and obey traffic laws, certain factors outside the driver’s control may lead to an accident. At Justice Law Office, we can analyze your situation and help determine who is liable for the crash.

Common causes of truck accidents include:

  • Equipment failure
  • Improper truck maintenance
  • Hazardous weather conditions
  • Distracted or drunk driving
  • Driver fatigue
  • Inadequate training
  • Road construction
  • Overloading or unsecured cargo

Unsafe driving practices of truckers can also cause an accident. These include following a vehicle too closely, making unsafe lane changes, failing to check blind spots, failing to use signals, and speeding. Drivers of passenger vehicles also have a responsibility to obey traffic rules to avoid a wreck. They may cause an accident by driving in a truck’s blind spot, trying to pass unsafely on a two-lane road, failing to allow for wide turns, and abruptly changing lanes in front of a truck.

Passionate Representation for Clients Injured in Truck Accidents

When a semi-truck collides with a passenger vehicle, the results can be disastrous. Injuries are often severe, and it is important to seek legal assistance right away. At Justice Law Office, our Louisville truck accident lawyer provides compassionate service and aggressive representation. We can stand up for your rights to compensation in court as you seek the financial settlement you deserve.


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